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  • Burbank football dominates rival Burroughs in the 'Big Game'

    Burbank football dominates rival Burroughs in the 'Big Game'
    MEMORIAL FIELD — Most of the seniors on this season’s Burbank High football team had never beaten cross-town rival Burroughs in the annual Big Game. That same group also missed competing in the playoffs last year as juniors, as the Bulldogs...
  • Recognizing this year's Tully Trophy winners

    Recognizing this year's Tully Trophy winners
    Summer is in full force and many local high school athletes are finally getting some time to relax, while others are competing in summer leagues, after an eventful 2012-13 school year. The year saw its share of remarkable achievements, successful...
  • James Williams gets running start

    James Williams gets running start
    A star on the Burbank High freshman football team last season, things came easily for running back James Williams, as he was able to pile up the yards. “Running the ball started to come easier for me last year,” said Williams, who gained more...
  • It could only be Jared Lebowitz as All-Area Football Player of the Year

    It could only be Jared Lebowitz as All-Area Football Player of the Year
    From South Burlington High to St. Francis, Jared Lebowitz traveled nearly 3,000 miles looking to fulfill a dream upon the football field. "My dream was to get a Division I scholarship," Lebowitz says. "The dream hasn't changed." But plenty has changed...
  • Three local players earn All-CIF football honors

    Three local players earn All-CIF football honors
    The Burbank High football team accomplished something in 2012 it hadn’t done the previous season — advancing to the CIF Southern Section Southeast Division playoffs. The Bulldogs also played well in the Pacific League, finishing second...
  • Burbank, Bell-Jeff football ready for playoff time

    Burbank, Bell-Jeff football ready for playoff time
    Going in opposite directions upon the conclusion of the regular season, Burbank High and Bellarmine-Jefferson's football teams are both headed to the same destination now. The Bulldogs, coming off a lopsided win in "The Big Game" against archrival...
  • Burb's Eye View: Fictional game can result in real bruises

    Burb's Eye View: Fictional game can result in real bruises
    Chris Chavez cranks his arm back while palming a deflated volleyball. His other hand grips a broomstick positioned between his legs. He eyes his target: a 39-inch rubber hoop mounted to some PVC pipe. Before releasing his ball, he has to maneuver around...
  • Local dog featured in Doritos ad contending for Super Bowl spot

    Local dog featured in Doritos ad contending for Super Bowl spot
    A dog who lives in Burbank with his owners is featured in a commercial that may run during the Super Bowl as part of an advertising competition sponsored by Doritos. Yoda, Chihuahua mix, is in one of five finalists in the ad contest, said Heather...
  • Burbank football can't stop run in playoff opener

    MEMORIAL FIELD — It was Norwalk High’s potent offensive attack against Burbank’s stingy defense when the two met Friday in a CIF Southern Section first-round playoff football game. Entering the contest, the Lancers had the No. 1 offense...
  • Year in Review: A year of tragedy and triumph

    Year in Review: A year of tragedy and triumph
    A massive manhunt for a missing FBI agent, the surprise departure of the city's chief executive, a National Teacher of the Year, tragic suicide and long-sought closure for the family of a murdered Burbank police officer. The year 2012 was full of...
  • Year in Review: City manager Mike Flad leaves, Burbank sees first homicide in 3 years, Rebecca Mieliwocki recognized by Obama

    Year in Review: City manager Mike Flad leaves, Burbank sees first homicide in 3 years, Rebecca Mieliwocki recognized by Obama
    A massive manhunt for a missing FBI agent, the surprise departure of the city’s chief executive, a National Teacher of the Year, tragic suicide and long-sought closure for the family of a murdered Burbank police officer. The year 2012 was full of...
  • Tough time for Bell-Jeff football in playoff opener

    ARCADIA¬†—¬†In time, Bellarmine-Jefferson High football Coach David Machuca wants his program to enjoy the same success CIF Southern Section first-round playoff opponent and defending Northeast Division champion Rio Hondo Prep has had. And if...